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It also permits the release of personal health information needed for patient care.

Home-Delivered Meals Regular delivery of nutritious meals to homebound people who are unable to prepare food for themselves.

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Conservator A person appointed by a court to handle someone’s affairs when that person cannot handle them him- or herself.

A conservator usually handles only financial affairs.

Adult Day Services Structured, comprehensive programs — including a variety of health, social and related support services during any part of the day, but for less than 24 hours — provided at local centers for adults who need some supervision or support.

Adult Protective Services A public agency that investigates reports of abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults; usually works with law enforcement.

Continuing Care Retirement Communities Housing that offers a variety of living options and services, including independent living, assisted living and skilled care, often all on the same campus, and designed to meet a person’s changing needs.

Discharge Planner A professional who assists patients and their families in developing a plan of care for a patient following a hospital or nursing home stay.

Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order An order written by a doctor to fulfill a patient’s expressed medical care wishes during a medical emergency.

Durable Power of Attorney for Finances A legal document that allows a person to give authority to someone else to make financial decisions on his or her behalf.

Geriatric Care Manager A professional who performs an assessment of a person’s mental, physical, environmental and financial conditions to create a care plan to assist in arranging housing, medical, social and other services.

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